Flashcards in France - Savoie & Jura & Bugey Deck (47)
Most planted white grape variety of Savoie.
What is Macvin du Jura?
Powerful Vin de Liqueur
Name the two vintages of the 1980s that no Château-Chalon was made.
Name of the film-forming yeast that is developing in the partially filled casks of Château-Chalon.
Minimum ageing requirements for Château-Chalon.
6 years and 3 months
Name the two main grapes of Crémant de Savoie.
In Jura, Vin Jaune can be bottled under which four AOP's?
Côtes du Jura AOP
If a wine is white and labeled Bugey Manicle, what grape is used to produce it? What if it's red?
100% Chardonnay (if white)
100% Pinot Noir (if red)
Vin Jaune is commonly compared to Sherry. What is the major difference between the two and what is the common point?
Vin Jaune is not fortified, Sherry is
The formation of the voile (flor) is the common point
What is the only village allowed to append its name to Arbois AOP wines?
Name the appellations of Jura.
Côtes du Jura
Macvin du Jura
Crémant du Jura
Marc du Jura
Roussette de Savoie AOP wines are made from 100% of what grape that is synonymous with Roussette?
What are the grapes used in L'Etoile AOP? What are the allowed styles produced?
Chardonnay, Savagnin and Poulsard (accessory variety)
Blanc, Vin de Paille and Vin Jaune
Name the grape varieties used in the production of Seyssel AOP for still dry/off-dry and sparkling wines.
Still dry/off-dry: 100% Altesse
Sparkling: Altesse, Chasselas and Molette
Synonym of Roussanne in Savoie.
What is straw wine known as in the Côtes du Jura? What kind of grapes are used for its production? Minimum must weight?
Vin de Paille
Ripe but not botrytised grapes are left to dry for a minimum of 6 weeks after harvest
What is the name of the bottle used in Château-Chalon?
Clavelin (62 cl)
What is the maximum yield of Château-Chalon?
Mutation of Chardonnay that has a red stem and is found in Jura.
Melon à Queue Rouge
What four communes/crus may append their name to the Roussette de Savoie AOP?
When was Roussette de Bugey AOP established?
What are the requirements for the eau-de-vie used for the mutage of Macvin du Jura?
The eau-de-vie must be at least 52% abv and must be aged in oak for at least 14 months prior to mutage
Where do we find the rare grape variety Gringet? Name the most notable producer of this grape.
Savoie (in Ayze cru)
What style of wine is a Bugey Cerdon? What are the grape varieties used and with what method of production?
Vin Mousseux Rosé
Gamay and Poulsard
What is the minimum allowed pressure for the following appellations. Bugey Cerdon, Crémant du Jura, Crémant de Savoie.
Bugey Cerdon: 3 atm
Crémant du Jura: 3,5 atm
Crémant de Savoie: 3,5 atm
What is the grape variety used in Savoie Arbin?
What is the main grape varieties used in Savoie Chignin?
Jacquère (min. 80%) for white wines
Pinot Noir, Gamay and/or Mondeuse (combined 90%) for red wines
What is the grape variety used in Savoie Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte?
What is the main grape variety used in Savoie Saint-Jeoire-Prieuré?
Jacquère (min. 80%)